Christmas Excursion to Brooks Bay, 14-15th December

posted Dec 4, 2013, 3:49 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Dec 12, 2013, 4:43 AM ]
It's ON.  Tony Smith has very kindly offered us the use of his big shed and a camping area.  More details to come, but this will be a 'fend for yourself' expedition.  Brooks Bay is not a huge distance, so we are hoping to take the Swiftsure and maybe some Grebes.  There will be an outgoing tide all morning on Saturday which will help us get out.  However that will be a hindrance on Sunday:  it may be best to leave our passage through the narrower part of the river until later to mitigate this.  Weather at this stage is looking benign.  Complete the form below if you wish to participate, or send an email to

Weather and tides:
Partly cloudy in the morning, becoming partly to mostly cloudy in the afternoon. High 22°. UV index up to 8. Wind west around 12 kph, gusting to 26 kph

High Tide: 06:07 1.3 m
Low Tide: 13:38 0.4 m
High Tide: 20:11 0.9 m
Low Tide: 23:48 0.8 m

Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. High 22°. UV index up to 6. Wind west around 13 kph, gusting to 29 kph. Chance of precipitation less than 20 percent. Precipitation mostly less than 2 mm

High Tide: 06:41 1.4 m
Low Tide: 14:27 0.4 m
High Tide: 21:13 0.9 m

Timing:  The combined Huon and Cygnet yacht squadrons will be racing from 1pm

Brookes Bay Excursion

Brookes Bay Excursion

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